What does waiting in the wings mean?

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  1. Waiting in the Wings

    Waiting in the Wings is a solo album released by Phil Collins/Genesis guitarist Daryl Stuermer in 2001.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of waiting in the wings in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of waiting in the wings in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rosabeth Moss Kanter:

    To stay ahead, you must have your next idea waiting in the wings.

  2. Christopher Hutchings:

    We're certainly personally aware of scores of clients that we have waiting in the wings.

  3. Ole Hansen:

    There is still this global supply glut to deal with, there is no sign from OPEC, Iran is waiting in the wings and U.S. production remains resilient despite a renewed price drop.

  4. United Steelworkers:

    The USW would like the restructuring effort to be more responsive to the interests of key stakeholders and is considering bringing a motion to the court seeking relief to that effect, with other bidders and/or restructuring proposals waiting in the wings, KPS departure provides opportunity to put restructuring back on track.

  5. Andrew Schneider:

    Greetings on this most exceedingly beautiful spring morning. A morning swollen with new life, a morning on which, if I had the voice, I would let loose with song. It's hard to believe just a few short weeks ago we were eating our cornflakes in the wintery dark. Now, well it's still kind of dim out there, but I can see the golden glow of Apollo's chariot waiting in the wings, about to make its entrance. Winter's on the lam, no doubt.

Images & Illustrations of waiting in the wings

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Translations for waiting in the wings

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • انتظار، إلى داخل، ال التعريف، وينغسArabic

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